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Archive for February 26th, 2008

Calian’s SED division signs C$8 million contract with Inmarsat

February 26th, 2008 by

Calian Technologies Ltd. announced that Inmarsat has awarded a major contract to SED Systems , a division of Calian to provide new Ground Earth Stations (GES) that will support the delivery of classic aeronautical services over the Inmarsat-4 satellites.

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Intelsat, iDirect and World Vision announce SandukaNet

February 26th, 2008 by

Intelsat, Ltd. and iDirect Inc., a company of VT Systems Inc. (VT Systems) announced the launch of World Vision’s global network, SandukaNet. World Vision is a global relief and development agency.

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SISLink, Intelsat enter U.S. alliance to launch HD-ready SNG service

February 26th, 2008 by

Intelsat, Ltd. and European satellite uplink services provider SISLink have formed a strategic alliance to launch an HD-ready automated video delivery service for satellite newsgathering (SNG) users in the United States.

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Newtec to offer broadband on Hellas-Sat 2

February 26th, 2008 by

Newtec, Belgium, announced a deal with Greek-Cypriot satellite operator Hellas Sat to deploy its two-way satellite multimedia broadband system, Sat3Play, to residential users throughout Greece and all remote islands, much in lack of terrestrial broadband.

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Iridium Satellite LLC results 2007

February 26th, 2008 by

Iridium Satellite LLC announced financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ending 31 December 2007.

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U.S. military declares satellite shootdown a success

February 26th, 2008 by

In its most definitive statement yet on the outcome of the “shootdown” of the failed NRO-L21 (USA 193) spy satellite over the Pacific on 21 February (UTC), the U.S. Department of Defense said that based on debris analysis it is clear that the Navy missile destroyed the spacecraft’s fuel tank.

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